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Civil Liberties

NAM original coverage, youth media stories, and ethnic media articles on civil liberties and rights. For more information on NAM civil liberties coverage, contact Sandip Roy at sroy [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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New America Now: Stormy Weather, I Got Thunder, Paula West

New America Now, Audio, Apr 02, 2010

This week on New America Now - A special on black entertainers: James Gavin talks about his book Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne, Lashonda Barnett looks at black women songwriters and their craft in I Got Thunder, and local singer Paula West reveals some of her favorite jazz musicians.

Google Leaves China

Google Loses 400 Million Internet Users

New America Media, Commentary, George Koo, Mar 24, 2010

Commentator George Koo writes Google failed to understand a fundamental business truth. If you want to do business in China, you have to play by its rules.

Gay Couples Marry in Mexico City

La Opinin, Gardenia Mendoza Aguilar, Mar 16, 2010

Racial Profiling Rears Its Ugly Head in Torrance, CA

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Mar 15, 2010

Yesterday, supporters of black minister Robert Taylor called for justice 10 days after he was wrongly stopped by police in a Los Angeles suburb with a history of complaints of racial profiling. NAM commentator Earl Ofari Hutchinson, who was there, compares the incident to the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates.

Victory for Day Laborers in Costa Mesa

La Opinin, Pilar Marrero, Mar 09, 2010

New America Now: The Oscar Goes To, On the Road with Evo, Global Lives

New America Now, Audio, Mar 05, 2010

Valeria Fernandez shares a story about the Mexican workers who craft the Oscar, Tupac Saavedra followed Bolivian president Evo Morales during his election campaign in On the Road with Evo, and Executive Director David Evan Harris talks about his Global Lives Project.

Will Obama Pardon Jack Johnson?

New America Now, Audio, Feb 24, 2010

Earl Ofari Hutchinson explains why President Obama won't pardon legendary boxer Jack Johnson.

New America Now: Fake ICE Agent, Pardoning Jack Johnson, Beneath the Lion's Gaze

New America Now, Audio, Feb 19, 2010

Esther Gentile reports on a 2010 Census contest to raise awareness about the Hispanic community in the United States, Earl Ofari Hutchinson examines why President Obama won't pardon Jack Johnson, and Maaza Mengiste is the author of Beneath the Lion's Gaze, set during the Ethiopian Civil War.

gay mariage

Marriage Equality Matters to Everyone

Chicosol.org, Op-Ed, Alexa Valavanis, Feb 17, 2010

In 2010, hundreds of thousands of Americans are being treated as partial citizens. The very men and women we trust to fight our wars, protect our streets, teach our children and heal our sick can't get married.

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